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  • 77-year-old grandmother Eleanor Bowles found fatally stabbed in gated Atlanta Buckhead home, SUV stolen

    12/12/2022 11:09:39 AM PST · by Texan4Life · 59 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | Updated 12-11-2022 | Rosana Hughes
    Michael Bowles’ mother, Eleanor, was his North Star. “I was on my way to visit her for the holidays and got to her a few hours too late,” he said Sunday. He found her dead in the garage of her home in a gated Buckhead community early Saturday evening. Bowles’ death is the second homicide at a Buckhead residence in as many months and comes amid the Atlanta community’s ongoing efforts to turn back a rash of violent crime.
  • Why it's important to remember Rathergate

    09/08/2022 5:56:17 AM PDT · by T Ruth · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 5, 2020 | David Lanza
    An important anniversary [is today]. This anniversary carries implications for how we receive news, how political campaigns are conducted, and the credibility of almost everything we see or hear from the media.On September 8, 2004, CBS’s “60 Minutes” used forged government documents as the basis for a story that attacked the military record of then-President George W. Bush. It was bad enough that CBS used forged government documents, but what made it worse was that CBS aired this story during the presidential election and timed the airing to coincide with the rollout of Democrat John Kerry’s “favorite son” campaign theme....
  • Maybe a new slogan for Fox News should be: “For those who can’t handle the truth.” - Dan Rather

    06/09/2022 1:05:49 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 45 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 9, 2022 | Dan Rather
    Maybe a new slogan for Fox News should be: “For those who can’t handle the truth.” -Dan Rather, today on Twitter
  • Man dead following shooting involving police officer inside Buckhead restaurant (Atlanta)

    05/04/2022 7:09:56 PM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 26 replies
    WSB ^ | May 04, 2022 at 6:36 pm EDT | News Staff
    <p>ATLANTA — Atlanta police said a man is dead after he was shot by a police officer inside a Buckhead restaurant.</p><p>Atlanta police were called out the scene along Lenox Road around 3 p.m.</p><p>Police and witnesses described the incident to Channel 2 investigative reporter Justin Gray as an extended struggle over the police officer’s gun.</p>
  • Man Shot during Argument over seat at Phipps Plaza Movie Theater, Police say

    12/21/2021 6:04:36 AM PST · by Cecily · 44 replies
    Fox5 Atlanta ^ | December 21, 2021
    ATLANTA - One man is recovering in the hospital after a shooting at a Buckhead movie theater late Monday night. Shortly before 10:45 p.m. Monday, Atlanta police were called to the movie theater inside Phipps Plaza on Peachtree Road. According to officers, the gunman was angry about where the victim was sitting in the theater. An argument between the two men got heated, and the gunman opened fire, officials say.
  • 'We are living in a war zone': Atlanta's richest suburb edges closer to divorcing itself from crime-ridden city as bill goes up for vote next year

    10/02/2021 12:43:21 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 66 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 2 2021 | ALYSSA GUZMAN
    Atlanta's wealthiest suburb is edging closer to separating itself from the city as it introduces a bill to Georgia's legislature that goes up for a vote next year. With rising crime rates in Atlanta, Bill White, the CEO of Buckhead City Committee (BCC), is pushing for the suburb where the average house price costs $1.4 million, to 'divorce' itself from Atlanta. 'We are living in a war zone in Buckhead,' White told Bloomberg Businessweek. 'Shootings and killings, it just never ends.'
  • Why it's important to remember Rathergate

    09/08/2021 7:10:28 AM PDT · by T Ruth · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 5, 2020 | David Lanza
    On September 8, 2004, CBS’s “60 Minutes” used forged government documents as the basis for a story that attacked the military record of then-President George W. Bush. It was bad enough that CBS used forged government documents, but what made it worse was that CBS aired this story during the presidential election and timed the airing to coincide with the rollout of Democrat John Kerry’s “favorite son” campaign theme. CBS thus provided the “news” upon which the Democrat candidate based his attack ads. The CBS story was quickly disproven and eventually forced CBS into personnel changes and investigations. Dan Rather...
  • ‘Y’all Dirty Trash Bags’: As Atlanta Neighborhood Ponders Declaring Independence From City Over Crime, Restaurateur Gets A Message

    06/29/2021 1:59:23 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 27 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | Jun 29, 2021 | By Mairead McArdle
    The trouble started when a woman asked to cancel a delivery order because it was running late, according to Chang. “You cancel the order, that’s fine. We respect that. but it’s going to take a while to give you a refund. We’ll give you a refund, don’t worry about it,” Chang said. The woman kept calling Chang’s restaurant from two different phone numbers and said she would keep calling until she received a refund. “After we gave the credit, we took a photo and sent it to her cell phone. That’s when she sent us nasty and hate crime text...
  • Atlanta May Be Headed for a Final Divorce As Communities Nationwide Seek to Redraw the Lines

    06/15/2021 9:05:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 101 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06/15/2021 | Stacey Lennox
    Buckhead, a portion of Atlanta, Georgia, is looking to break free from the rest of a city in rapid decline. After decades of increased safety that started ahead of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, it took one woman and a single summer to ruin it. Not even New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio can beat Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms time for running a city into the ground. It took de Blasio two terms. Bottoms has been so spectacular she’s announced she won’t even run for a second one.As a result of her rank incomeptence, Buckhead, a wealthier section...
  • Footage Shows Cops Doing NOTHING After People are Shot During Atlanta Drive-By Because Mayor has Banned Police Pursuits

    06/15/2021 4:47:10 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 54 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 15, 2021 | By Melissa Koenig\
    Cops appear to do nothing amid a drive-by shooting in Atlanta as residents of the wealthy Buckhead area say it's a warzone and demand to secede. Video shows people lining up near a dark-colored van parked on the side of the road. A white car passes by and shots ring out with one going straight through the dark van striking a passersby and sending people scrambling. A few seconds later blue lights could be seen reflecting off the windshield of the black van symbolizing police cars passing by and not stopping at the scene in the wealthy Buckhead neighborhood. Bill...
  • A look at Buckhead last night

    06/13/2021 11:42:57 AM PDT · by hoe_cake · 92 replies
    Instagram ^ | 6/12/2021
    In case the MSM didn't clue you guys in to what continues to go on in Buckhead of Atlanta, here's this. If you are interested, take a look at the comments.
  • 41-Year-Old Father of 3 Children Shot Twice While Jogging in Atlanta’s Wealthiest Neighborhood

    06/07/2021 8:53:37 PM PDT · by bitt · 49 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | 6/7/2021 | Christina Laila
    A 41-year-old father of three children was shot twice by a man in Atlanta’s wealthiest neighborhood over the weekend. Police say the shooter “may have been suffering from some type of mental health crisis.” Andrew Worrell was shot in the leg and hip while jogging in Buckhead Saturday morning. Anne Worrell said in a Facebook post that her husband was about 1 mile into his 3 mile jog when a silver vehicle approached him. “He thought they may be asking for directions so he stopped,’ Anne Worrell wrote. “The very tinted window rolled down and the guy pointed a gun...
  • A 'Covid crime wave' is one reason these residents want to break away from Atlanta

    06/07/2021 3:45:15 PM PDT · by hoe_cake · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | June 7, 2021 | Ryan Young, Maria Cartaya
    Why Atlanta's richest neighborhood wants to secede from the city Atlanta (CNN)In Atlanta's well-to-do community of Buckhead, the debate over becoming an independent city has been brewing off and on for decades. Now, amid a spike in crime, calls to split from the capital have grown louder than ever. "We filed for divorce and our divorce is final," said Bill White, chairman and CEO of the Buckhead City Committee, which is spearheading the efforts for the formation of the city. "We're forming our own city, we're establishing our own police force and we will eradicate crime." The city of Atlanta...
  • Dominique Wilkins slams Dining Service while Restaurant cites Dress Code

    05/23/2021 2:25:19 AM PDT · by Cecily · 45 replies
    A tweet by NBA legend Dominique Wilkins saying an Atlanta restaurant discriminated against him Saturday was shared on social media thousands of times within a couple of hours, but Le Bilboquet in Buckhead says it was enforcing its dress code. The Atlanta Hawks superstar and Basketball Hall of Famer tweeted: “In my many years in the world, I’ve eaten at some of the greatest restaurants in the world, but never have I felt prejudice or been turned away because of the color of my skin, until today in #atlanta In @LeBilboquetAtl.” He ended the tweet with the hashtag #turnedawaybecauseimblack.
  • Atlanta's richest neighborhood Buckhead pushes for SECESSION and its own police force as city-wide crime explosion sees murders soar 80%:[trunc]

    03/11/2021 4:24:09 PM PST · by blueplum · 128 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 11 Mar 2021 | Rachel Sharp
    Full Title: Atlanta's richest neighborhood Buckhead pushes for SECESSION and its own police force as city-wide crime explosion sees murders soar 80%: Footage emerges of rifle-wielding robbers attack wealthy resident on their doorsteps The Buckhead Exploratory Committee, made up of residents of the city's richest neighborhood of Buckhead, are looking to break away from the city The move comes in the wake of a surge in violent crime that has left people 'genuinely concerned for their safety,' they said In January, one woman was thrown to the ground on her driveway and had a gun held to her head before...
  • Atlanta proposes to spend $1.6M on private police force in Buckhead

    12/30/2020 9:32:58 PM PST · by blueplum · 27 replies
    Daily Mail via MSN ^ | 30 Dec 2020 | Karen Ruiz
    Atlanta city council members have proposed a $1.6million plan to create a private police force in one of its wealthiest suburbs just days after a seven-year-old girl was fatally shot by a stray bullet. ... ...a number of Atlanta city council members on Monday announced they were allocating $125,000 to fund the 'Buckhead Security Plan', which intends to establish a private security force in the area to supplement the Atlanta Police Department, NBC reported. The proposal, which has also been backed by the police department, the Atlanta Police Foundation, members of the Fulton County Commission, and a member of Mayor...
  • Disgraced fake newsman Dan Rather gets journalism awards named in his honor

    12/16/2020 7:29:34 PM PST · by RightGeek · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/16/2020 | Becket Adams
    No one does more harm to journalism than people in journalism. The Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin unveiled this week two awards honoring disgraced former CBS News anchor Dan Rather. “The Dan Rather Medals for News and Guts honor the process of journalism as much as the end product,” the organization announced Wednesday. “They will be awarded to professional and collegiate journalists who go the extra yard — overcoming obstacles like stonewalling and harassment — to get the story that tells truth to power.” A spokesperson for the Moody College of Communication confirmed in...
  • Larry Schweikart: – the First Web Warrior Site [correction at 158, 193]

    09/05/2020 10:27:28 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 322 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | Larry Schweikart
    Guest Piece by America’s History Teacher, Larry Schweikart Today, with a host of conservative websites producing exceptional; content that the Hoax News media refuses to cover, including, Breitbart, TheLibertyDaily, Hot Air, and others, it is useful to remember that at one time there was really only one such site. When conservatives had not been vocal, let alone active, ( became both the mouthpiece and the gathering place for activism for conservatives. It’s hard today, with the hundreds of on-line news and commentary sites, to imagine a time when there were few opposition voices to the liberal media. CNN...
  • DAN RATHER ON TWITTER (We are corrupt and incompetent)

    10/18/2019 5:24:31 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 79 replies ^ | 10/17/19 | Dan Rather/twitter
    Dan Rather: "I cannot remember a time when the world saw the United States this unsteady, adrift, corrupt, or incompetent." 9:38 AM - 17 Oct 2019
  • FOR THE RECORD: CBS Memos Controversy on Free Republic--15 Years ago!

    09/07/2019 7:20:05 PM PDT · by Mr.Unique · 92 replies
    Freerepublic ^ | Sept 18, 2004 | Howlin
    In the interest of the historical importance of things that happened on this forum last week and, most importantly, to try to provide and document an accurate record of exactly what happened here on the evening of September 8, 2004, and the following morning, I have compiled a listing of ALL of the postings that occurred on Free Republic concerning CBS and Dan Rather 60 Minutes show from 8:00 PM EDT on Thurdsay, September 8, 2004, up until about 9:00 AM EDT on the morning of Friday, September 9, 2004, when the rest of the internet "caught up." I am...